Chiditarod Brings Costumes And Shopping Carts To Chicago's StreetsHundreds of spectators and participants packed the streets in Fulton Market Saturday for the 14th annual Chiditarod.
Deadline To Sign Up For Chiditarod ApproachesThe deadline to sign up for one of the more unusual charitable events in the Chicago-area is Tuesday.
Made In Chicago: CHIditarodEach year, when mushers gather for Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, another group gathers in Chicago for the "CHIditarod."
Hunger-Relief Organizations Encouraged To Apply For 'Chiditarod' GrantsEach year, a charity event that spoofs the Alaska Iditarod -- with shopping carts instead of sleds and dogs -- collects canned goods and raises money to fight hunger.
Chiditarod Issues Apology After Team Wearing Blackface ParticipatesThe annual Chiditarod features teams dressed in costumes with decorated shopping carts racing to raise money and food for the Greater Food Depository, but the organization is apologizing after one team featured members wearing blackface.
10th Annual Chiditarod Collects Food, Money For CharityWBBM’s Mike Krauser reports 139 teams, nearly 700 people, pushed decorated shopping carts at the start of the Chiditarod in the 1900 block of West Hubbard.
Hundreds Take Part In Annual 'Chiditarod' Race, FundraiserHundreds of people are pushing elaborately decorated shopping carts through the streets of Chicago today for the annual Chiditarod race and fundraiser.